Red fescue (Festuca rubra)

Festuca rubra

Summary 2

Festuca rubra is a species of grass known by the common name red fescue or creeping red fescue. It is widespread across much of the Northern Hemisphere and can tolerate many habitats and climates. It is best adapted to well-drained soils in cool, temperate climates; it prefers shadier areas and is often planted for its shade tolerance.

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  1. (c) Trevor Partridge, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/2751172
  2. Adapted by Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Festuca_rubra

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